Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU. Our guest this week is the Environmental Programs Supervisor with the Washtenaw County Environmental Health Division, Jeff Krcmarik.
Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's city council has refused to suspend their rules to reconsider a development proposal that would save seven homes in the 400 block of south Fifth Avenue. The homes will likely be demolished now for a project the developer prefers not to build. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's city council has approved a plan to have We Care Organics take over operations of the city's composting facility. The vote was 9 to 2 in favor of the agreement. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ypsilanti, MI – Starting today, many unemployed Michigan residents are losing their emergency unemployment benefits, making it even more difficult for some families to keep a roof over their heads. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.
Ann Arbor, MI – A study on the feasibility of some form of connector transit system running from roughly Plymouth Road and U-S 23 to Briarwood Mall has determined there are enough interested riders. The final report will come out by the end of the year, but financial questions will likely remain. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ypsilanti, MI – As the Ypsilanti school district works on its annual deficit elimination plan for the state, the public is being invited to help the district find ways to save money and generate revenue. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.
Ypsilanti, MI – The Ypsilanti school board is preparing a survey that will go out soon to community members. It's designed to get an idea of where residents think the district can make improvements. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.